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The Gurukula System and Yoga Teacher Trainings

Posted on 04 April 2017 | Comment
The Gurukula System and Yoga Teacher TrainingsIn ancient times, as mentioned in the Upanishads, the teachings of Yoga were passed on by the 'Guru' - 'Gu' (darkness) 'Ru' (remover), in his or her home, to the 'Kula' (extended family of students), over a period of 12 years. Click to read more

Fall in love with your body through yoga!

Posted on 27 March 2015 | Comment
You look in the mirror and hate what you see? Do you feel painfully self-conscious about your body in front of others? Feel frustrated and ashamed of your own body? You are not alone! All of us have felt a sense of self-loathing when it comes to our bodies at some point in our lives or another. There's not a single person who can claim that they didn't wish their bodies were different! This practice of 'body-bashing' however, can have an adverse effect on your self-esteem and confidence and wreck havoc on your self-image and relationships. But the good news is that more and more people who practice yoga all over the world are transforming these negative feelings into positivity. If practiced with awareness, yoga can help you accept and embrace your body and leave you feeling a sense of gratitude for how awesome your body really is! Here are some of the top ways yoga helps you fall in love with your body. Click to read more

11 Yoga poses to help you sleep better!

Posted on 20 March 2015 | Comment
Blame it on work stress, an overwrought mind or just plain distractions, many of you may have had trouble getting to sleep at night. And many nights of sleeplessness can have an adverse effect on your work, life and relationships. Insomnia is also linked to health problems such as anxiety, depression, diabetes and congestive heart failure. So, if you are a certified insomniac, it's time you make a few lifestyle changes so that you can sleep better. And regular yoga practice before bedtime is one such change you can make! Click to read more

How to avoid these five common yoga mistakes!

Posted on 06 March 2015 | Comment
You may be a yoga novice or someone has been practicing yoga for a long time.... But did you know that when we practice yoga on autopilot without really paying attention to what you are doing, you might be making some major mistakes? And because you have made this a habit, you don't even realise that they are mistakes. This can cause yoga to be more harmful and ineffective rather than beneficial to you. You can even injure yourself in the worst-case scenario. However, when you practice yoga mindfully, you will get an opportunity to constantly fine-tune your practice, identify these problem-habits, correct them and improve your yoga experience. And to help you do that, we list out the most common yoga mistakes people and what you can do to fix them. Click to read more

What does your favourite yoga pose say about you?

Posted on 27 February 2015 | Comment
Each yogi interprets the practice of yoga differently. Since Hatha Yoga emcompasses a variety of poses, stances and asanas, there is something in it for everyone! But, while you may find some asanas a bit challenging, there are some postures that you just love! All of you have experienced this... When you are doing your everyday yoga practice, you look forward to that one style of asana the most. You have perfected this asana and you feel a sense of alignment, balance and calm when you are practicing it! Sounds familiar? Now, here's something you may have not known. It is believed that each yoga pose represents a certain emotion, personality and a state of mind. So, the poses that we are most attracted to have the ability to give us an insight into the kind of people we are. So, go on and find out what your favourite kind of yoga pose says about you! Click to read more

A testimonial about Ashiyana

Posted on 27 January 2015 | Comment
Below is a testimonial from Phyllis, who stayed with us recently: Click to read more

Why SUP Yoga is something you MUST experience!

Posted on 26 December 2014 | Comment
If you are looking to shake up your everyday yoga routine and stir things up to challenge your body and mind, then you should consider SUP Yoga classes. The latest addition at Ashiyana Yoga, SUP Yoga or Stand Up Paddle Yoga, as the name suggests, combines the playfulness of a water sport called stand up paddling with the holistic goodness of yoga. The result? The elements of nature and your own body come together to create magic on the beaches of Goa! Want to know more about this amazing yoga trend that is catching on across the world? Then, read on to find answers to all your questions! Click to read more

How to heal yourself the natural way!

Posted on 12 December 2014 | Comment
Did you know that without realising it, you unconsciously fill your days with so much stress and anxiety that you don't end up living your life to its full potential? All these worries in turn, end up killing your spirit and subduing your beautiful soul, preventing it from shining like it should! There are too many things to blame for this, right from the stress of busy lifestyles to the fact that there's no time to take care of the body, mind and soul. But, there's no need to despair. At Ashiyana Yoga, we believe that any one can experience natural healing just by making a few simple modifications in everyday life. Once you embark on this healing journey, you will actually feel a sea of change in the quality of your life, leaving you feeling happier, healthier and wholesome! So, let's begin this journey right away! Click to read more

Is yoga teacher training worth it?

Posted on 04 December 2014 | Comment
If you are a yoga enthusiast, who always wondered about why Ashiyana's yoga teacher training programme is all the rage, then we have the answers for you. For starters, we will let you in on the biggest secret - yoga teacher training is not just for those want to teach yoga, but it is apt for everyone! Yes, that's right. We at Ashiyana Yoga will give you the top five reasons why we think it's a good idea for you to sign up for yoga teacher training. Click to read more

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